So it might be considered as a half-finished standard. Ars may earn compensation on sales from links on this site. I'm impressed by the quality of responses, and hope I can get some help here. Since this seems to have stumped the Sony technicians, I wonder if any of you guys have any suggestions. If you need this topic reopened, please send a Private Message to any one of the moderating team members. During the boot I get this message flashed for a second.
Than you for your suggestions. This, of course, requires that you have the necessary driver on a diskette. Try running Powermax again from a floppy boot and do a complete zero fill to completion, then run Powermax diagnostics. Thanks for the help and suggestions. Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. Thanks in advance for any input! You need to have 100% clean drives because right now you are pretty badly corrupted.
Now I think I'll try what Ralph said. I saw where I could download the file from Maxtor to do powermax. Launch start up repair recommended If I do this it says Windows is loading files but then takes you to a black screen and stays there. If error 17 is not issued by grub, then I have no idea. Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. Also I dont remember calling you stupid in any of my post's.
They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I never heard knew of such a way. It would fire up the program, but it was weird and seemed to test different stuff than I was looking for. All the answers I've seen on this seem to include changing things within Windows but I can't even get the computer to boot up. What's new is that I get a Disk Boot Failure, Insert System Disk. Then go to this link and print it out, so you can have instructions to go by.
Try to replace this image with a grub-known one. It has different sectors size, and a group of different int13 function calls which had been well documented in the old days. I experimented and googled already a lot, so I try to ask also here. They use a different method to make them bootable. Had to boot from 98 floppy to get to it.
Note: New hard drive reliability has gone way down in the last 24 months and improved a bit lately depending on the manufacture. I checked out my setup, realized that I had the eide cable backwards, and redid all of this. For a brand name computer, see the Owner's or User's manual if you need to - how to remove or replace the ram is usually in that - it may already be in your installed programs. This step should not be necessary with the controller on that motherboard. Check your hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostics. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.
My powersupply is 250 W, which I think should support all included devices. I have 3 install discs from Toshiba. Seagate's Seatools will test any brand of hard drive. Hard drive Testing: If you don't know your drives make and model of the drive remove bottom cover of the laptop and then remove the drive to find the make and model number. Once I click install, it says that it cant find any hard drive disk to install on. If you can't get into Windows, it may be on a disk that came with the computer, or you can go online and look at it or download it - it's in the downloads for your specific model. .
In case 4 I tried somehow to use eltorito. Ralph was correct, I used + and - to move the order around, and now I have the LiteOn cdrom as number 1. Please include a link to this thread with your request. Due to the lack of feedback this topic is closed to prevent others from posting here. Do you remember how you installed it? Has anybody come across this before or do you know what I can do to solve the problem? The bootable Dos versions of SeaTools can be used even if Windows is not working properly. I reinstalled Windows 7 a couple of weeks ago after it froze a few times. Any help would be much appreciated.
I don't care about any data on the drives, I just want to confirm that they're good, and install xp on this system. I would like to know, if the problem in case 2 is more related to plpbl or the booted grub probably 0. Mobo is a Korean one, Meditech. Try the latest version of the distro. Also Western has some fairly good info in their knowledge base on differnt issues that can cause the kind of problems you are asking about. You can then boot to bios and set bios settings to default or failsafe settings. If I were you I would go get Western Digitals Data Lifeguard tools and run that to make sure that drive is properly strapped and cabled to the motheboard.
Maxtor recommends the use of this utility for troubleshooting potential hard drive problems. Try running Powermax again from a floppy boot and do a complete zero fill to completion, then run Powermax diagnostics. You need to find a boot disk that will load the cdrom drivers onto your system as it boots up. If the hard drive itself tests okay, any data problems found can be fixed, one way or another. Then use one stick of ram to start with. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.